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this is abc 7 news at 6:00, on your side. >> good evening. the candidates for president e finishing their pitches for tomorrow night's debate. >> both campaigns have been lower expectations for tomorrow night's showdown. our senior political reporter talked with both sides about what to expect. todaypoke with both camps and i have been told that mitt g toey is anxiously preparin with the toe president. meanwhile, ita, going over what is called his briefing book. he has not done this in four years.
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it is a hot ticket. a lottery for students hoping to see president obama and mitt romney face-off for the first , both practicing against dense -- stand-ins. we had our own version of the with their top surrogates. >> i think we will see a lot of mistruths. >> that is hard to respond to. i cannot even imagine where she such a thing like that. >> he says romney will be specifics like how his budget will something paul ryan was on today. >> we need answers. why are you not more specific? >> when you get in a math conversation, it can take a little while.
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>> this is deadly earnest. >> republicans say the debate the president's economic policies and high .nemployment rate >> we have been able to build largest grass-roots army in the commonwealth. >> is there an advantage here? romney has the benefit of multiple debates in the primaries. the president has the edge in public opinion polls. the news poll shows 51% say the will the ft mitt debate.n the that matches up with is an abc
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news washington post poll. you can watch the debate right on abc 7, be it the beginning tomorrow night at 9:00. -- beginning tomorrow night at 9:00. >> vice-president to candidate will appear at an evening.s romney appeared at a rally in today and now in the air on virginia. he will reportedly stay in that next weekt ready for for rice -- vice presidential debate. >> we are on storm watch. clouds are still hanging around this hour. is any more rain headed out this weekend? doug hill joins us with a look evening forecast. >> most of the rain is out of now.rea right most of the shower activity is
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area.ast of the some drizzle and fog is the story. over 3.5 inches at culpeper and almost 2.5 gaithersburg. most of the rain will stay south , but theof the city fog is the story. declining visibility and very tonight and early tomorrow. all kinds of stuff is coming up for you in a few minutes. a story from nw washington tonight. americane students at were assaulted near campus. l the attacks happened in the evening orn the late early morning. the women were walking in the n massachusetts avenue when someone walked up behind them and wrote them. -- groped them.
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texting years after the beltway sniper attacks, we are remembering that event. gripped the area four weeks as john allen muhammad and lee killed 10 people and injured 13. >> going in picking up your , it was from school scary. >> parking in the parking lot see ifking around to .anse are any white man >> muhammad was executed in 2009. malvo is spending the rest of in prison in virginia. >> daring schedule course, you chevy caprice driven
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muhammed and lee boyd malvo. the collection is available for viewing and private towards scheduled for october 23. >> war tonight in the killing of four americans in libya. committee says a has requestedbya repeatedly increased security, but the requests were denied. attack on september 11 at u.s. consulate killed at the stevens thatris three other americans. officials said there have been a security threats to the conflict, possibly up to 50. congress plans to hold a hearing tax.week on the
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graveyard that dates back to the 1850's. ancestors arrived in these areas in the 1600's. when she found out the graves of her ancestors were moved, she tried to stop it. the process to remove the great developer wants to build homes on the side. an archaeologist says that of the 15 graves, 12 have already been removed. the headstones are gone. the remains will eventually be reburied in upper marlborough. asthey deserve just burial as my ancestors. >> after testing, the county
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theeologists so far of our of caucasian members of the family. >> it is all pretty much been nothing we there is can do. us thenty tells developer went for the right .rocess up, a special offer for the holidays. >> it feels more like spring and fall out there tonight. more on that, right after the break. the redskins kicker received of flak the past few days frome has done some praise teammates today. the nationals are still smiling today after their late-night party. too many americans are struggling to find work
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in today's economy. too many of those who are working are living paycheck to paycheck trying to make falling incomes meet rising prices for food and gas. more americans are living in poverty than when president obama took office and fifteen million more are on food stamps. president obama and i bth care about poor and middle-class families. the difference is my policies will make things better for them. we shouldn't measure compassion by hohow many people are on welfare. we should measure compassion byow many people are able to get off welfare and get a good paying job. my plan will create twelve million new jobs over the next four years helping lift families out of poverty and strengthening theiddle-class. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message because we can't afford another four years like the last four years. ♪
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>> the showdown over gambling in
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bridgeport is county. -- in prince george's county. it would green light the of a casino in prince george's county. a facebook ad said protesters paid to show up today. >> no one got paid? the best of my knowledge. >> the washington redskins support foreir question 7. they want prince george's county from economic development issues like this one .arrett kern >> this includes offers only in ads. no internet deals are included. out of stock are also not
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part of the deal. the national championship spree inng a shopping that washington d.c. area, as you might imagine. fans got to hang out with teddy roosevelt. there he is. the lovable loser is rumored to win coming up at the last of tomorrow at the the regular season. >> we were concerned all day affect thes might game, but now we have a bigger fog.rn, if it is dense, it is hard to
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see the ball. what happens, happens here. think rain will be a big issue around the region. 2.25 inches at washington and almost 2 inches in sterling. 72 was the official high, and few minutesd just a at 6:00. average time is 73. we only had 0.43 hundreds of an inch. downpours in calvert and easternunkirk prince george's county. , there istro area mist in the air and fog be the story overnight.
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to threey is down a mile at washington dulles. thepotential is there for widespread andy more dense. 72 degrees right now at reagan national, 77 in easton. shows all thehere precipitation and a storm is out and high pressure is moving in. the slightest chance of an but asd shower tomorrow, next seven days, to the beautiful condition thursday and friday. into the low 70's on saturday. passing cold front afternoon, so for your outdoor plants it this weekend, keep in mind there showers some scattered saturday evening.
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we will get back to a kind of feel the air. now, the toyota sports desk, your localyou by toyota dealers. >> a great day for baseball fans for thengton, except have to clean up after that celebration. nats fans, it has to be e best hang over they have ever had. the calm after the storm clinch oft's nl east. the party kept going for a least an hour afterwards. thenationals lost 2-0 to not matter.t it did what of world when it has been the last 24 hours. -- what a whirlwind it has been
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last 24 hours. the first time i have like this. something you get a once-in-a-lifetime shot. is a dream come true. >> it was awesome. shampoo out a lot of different types of alcohol. it was fun. >> the redskins have a big test thed of them on sunday when atlanta falcons come to town. a game-winning drive late in the , but it was not call hard work against tampa bay. finally made a field goal after missing three. he maintains his ability to come
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back. >> he got it done for us. it doesn't matter as long as you got the winning kick. yout is just like golf, think about the last kick. fans willf redskins this.watching romo had a terrible game. it looks like a hot potato handoff. the cowboys lose to the bears, 34-18. leadership is still felt teammates. >> the always hurts to see one your teammates down. it raises awareness, a sense of
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urgency. to pick it upe even more now, even more than before. excuse for the way we play the game with integrity. we have seen a lot of hockey fromrations, particularly ovechkin. think he has ever done that. his thism points for though. to baseball, the orioles tampa tonight, one game the yankees with two left to go for first place east. al >> a great season there.
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fog lifted yet? no, it is getting more dense. become an issue at the baseball game later tonight. >> especially as center field. n issue latere a tonight and could affect the morning drive. bob will have more on this later joined you ate 11:00. joined you ate 1krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the...
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number of students that we have. resources. mataterials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schohools...from gaming revenues that would have... gogone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children.
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[ mitt romney ] there are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what... who are dependenent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a responsibility to care for th, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it... and they will vote for this president no matter what... and so my job is not to worry about those people. i'll never convince them they suld take personal responsibility and care for their liv.
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